Reading Stanislaw Lem

Truth is, I’m a bad bad Lem-reader. The last time I read one of Stanislaw Lem’s novels was…too long ago. So I doing a big re-read, making my way through as much of his fiction that’s available and in English translation as I can. If you want to follow along and join in the discussion, check out the SFT goodreads page.

 

The Man From Mars (1946)

not fully translated

 

 

 

 

The Astronauts (1951)

not translated

 

 

 

 

The Megellanic Cloud (1955)

not translated

 

 

 

 

Sesame (1955)

not translated

 

 

 

 

The Star Diaries (1957, 1971)

translated by Michael Kandel, Seabury Press, 1976

translated by Joel Stern and Maria Swiecicka-Ziemianek, 1982

 

 

 

Eden (1959)

translated by Marc E. Heine, Harcourt, 1989

 

 

 

 

Memoirs Found in a Bathtub (1961)

translated by Michael Kandel and Christine Rose, Seabury Press, 1973

 

 

 

 

Return From the Stars (1961)

translated by Barbara Marszal and Frank Simpson, Harcourt, 1980

 

 

 

 

Solaris (1961)

translated by Bill Johnston, Pro Auctore Wojciech Zemek, 2014

 

 

 

 

Mortal Engines (1961)

translated by Michael Kandel, Seabury Press, 1977

 

 

 

 

The Invincible (1964)

translated from the German by Wendayne Ackerman, Seabury Press, 1973

 

 

 

 

The Cyberiad (1965)

translated by Michael Kandel, Seabury Press, 1974

 

 

 

 

His Master’s Voice (1968)

translated by Michael Kandel, Northwestern UP, 1999

 

 

 

 

The Futurological Congress (1971)

translated by Michael Kandel, Seabury Press, 1974

 

 

 

 

Tales of Pirx the Pilot (1973)

translated by Louis Iribarne, Harcourt, 1979

 

 

 

 

The Chain of Chance (1976)

translated by Louis Iribarne, Harcourt, 1978

 

 

 

 

Imaginary Magnitude (1981)

translated by Marc E. Heine, Harcourt, 1984

 

 

 

 

Observation on the Spot (1982)

not translated

 

 

 

 

Fiasco (1986)

translated by Michael Kandel, Harcourt, 1987

 

 

 

 

Peace on Earth (1987)

translated by Elinor Ford, with Michael Kandel, Harcourt, 1994

 

 

 

 

The Cosmic Carnival of Stanislaw Lem : An Anthology of Entertaining Stories by the Modern Master of Science Fiction

translated by Michael Kandel, Continuum, 1984

 

 

 

 

The Fantastical Lem (2001)

not translated

 

 

 

 

Lemistry: A Celebration of the Work of Stanislaw Lem

Comma Press, 2012

(includes three never-before-translated stories, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones)

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